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to the head. abc's senior national correspondent, jim avila, has the headline. >> reporter: american kids love to play soccer. long seen as the safe alternative to u.s. football. but today, for the first time, a soccer player has been diagnosed with cte, the very same repetitive head trauma disease, found in some pro football players. >> our son, patrick, was doing headers at the age of 3. >> reporter: patrick granger died nearly two years ago. his brain donated to scientists at boston university, studying cte. today, doctors announcing the frontal lobe of his brain was badly damaged. riddled with the same mind-numbing disease that leds to dementia and depression. >> getting hit in the head hundreds of thousands of times is not a normal part of life. it does not happen outside of sports and abuse. >> reporter: it's this move, the header, that is so dangerous for youngsters. players typically head the ball up to 12 times in a single game. watch again. that black and white sphere, traveling up to 50 miles per hour. and while football players, are typically protected by a helmet, in soccer, there
burst into flames. >> legendary radio personality died in mill valley, jim lang spanning 45 years on the bay area radio as a deejay and show host and the first hot of t's "dating game," which debuted in the mid-1960's. he commuted to los angeles for a decade to tape the show. lang married a former miss america, nancy fleming. she said he died on tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack. jim language was 81. >>> arizona governor brewer is being praised by gay rights advocates after shooting down a bill allowing businesses to deny service to gays and less bones -- lesbians. >> june lane outside -- jubilation over word of vetoing spread. >> despite the cheers or the boos from the crowd i call it as i see it. >> audit moment was captured by a photo released on twitter, causing a firestorm a controversy and set off a national debate. it would allow arizona businesses the right to refuse to serve gay people on religious grounds. >> the bill is broadly worded and could result in unintended and negative consequences. >> supporters argue the bill protects religious freedom. >> we wan
to end any time soon. >> accuweather's jim dickey is tracking those pacific storms and snow hitting the northeast this morning. good morning, jim. >> good morning, john and marci. a couple trouble spots we're dealing with across the country here today. first off across the northeast, new england, seeing some snowfall. it'll be light, but coming through the morning commute, cities like boston, d.c., new york city likely dealing with some delays through the morning hours. and with this brutal cold in place across the upper midwest, the northern plains, early morning temperatures, minus 13, minneapolis. minus 3 in chicago. we won't get above zero in many of these spots as we head through the day, and rainfall is moving through the west that will last through the weekend. many cases too much of a good thing going to lead to flooding and some mud slides. john and marci, back to you. >> jim, thank you. >>> to arizona now sparking a national uproar over contentious bill that could change the way gay people are treated. the legislation would allow businesses to refuse service to gays and th
this rain and mountain snow so much. >> accu weather meteorologist jim dickey is tracking the pacific storm and another one hitting the northeast. good morning, jim. >> good morning, john and marci. we are tracking snow across the east into new england. through the early morning hours. it is weak but it will travel along the i-95 corridor. boston, south and west, new york city into d.c. just picking up a coating to an inch or show but leaving roadways slick. meanwhile, dealing with brutal cold along the upper midwest. northern plains minus 13, early morning low minneapolis. minus 3 in chicago. many spots above 0 during the day. soaking rain in california. we do need this but too much of a good thing will lead it flooding into the weekend. john and marci, back to you. >> jim dickey, thank you. >>> a spectacular scene from the surface of the sun. a giant solar flare erupted there yesterday. winds over 4 million miles per hour. flares often disrupt communications here on earth. this one was not directed at us. it could still cause auroras near the poles tonight. >> as the health care sign-up d
serving sizes and bolder calorie counts. >>> radio and television personality jim lang has died in his home in mill valley. his profit career spanned 45 years, a staple on bay area radio for decades as a deejay and show host and the first home of the "dating game" can debuts in the 60's and commuted to tape the show for a decade. he married nancy fleming a former miss america who says he died tuesday after suffering a heart attack. jim lang was 81. >>> trading is underway on wall street so we will look at the big board and see the dow is up 5 and a third points to 1,202. >> the department of homeland security wants to make security faster but it does not know how to do it. the department is calling on technology companies for help in developing a new security scanner. homeland security is looks to speed up the process so they can process 250 passengers an hour without forcing anyone to take off their shoes, belts, or jackets. >>> the big storm is moving in later today but do we still have rain, mike? >> absolutely. light-to-moderate shower moved through plan and now moving across the b
died of lou gehrig's disease at age 29. >> as abc's jim avila reports, it is shown that traumatic brain injuries may be more widespread than originally thought. >> american kids love to play soccer. long seen as the safe alternative to u.s. football. for the first time, a soccer player has been diagnosed with cte. the very same repetitive head trauma disease found in some pro football players. >> our son, patrick, was doing headers at age three. >> patrick grange died nearly two years ago, his brain donated to scientist at boston university, studying cte, doctors announcing the frontal lobe of his brain was badly damaged. riddled with the same mind-numbing disease that leads to dementia and depression. >> getting hit in the head hundreds of thousands of times is not a normal part of life. it does not happen outside of sports and abuse. >> it is this move, the header, so dangerous for youngsters. players typically head the ball up to 12 times in a single game. watch again. that black and white sphere traveling up to 50 miles an hour. while football players are typically protected by a he
storm, we turn to accuweather meteorologist jim dickey. >> good morning, john and marci. brutal cold holding on across the north and east. many spots going to challenge records here through the early morning hours. these are your expected lows here. those would be on the left. on the right, the record. detroit, pittsburgh, cleveland, all challenging if not breaking records here. chicago is likely setting a new record for the day. a new storm system moving into california is bringing plentiful moisture here and we'll see torrential rainfall likely leading to flooding as we go today toward san diego. john and marci, back to you. >> jim, thank you. >>> in canada a blinding snow squall causing a massive pileup. nearly 100 cars and trucks slamming into each other. drivers say they couldn't see for more than three feet in front of them. there were so many damaged cars police had to tow them to a racetrack to sort everything out. >>> more chaos in ukraine this morning where armed men have seized two airports in the strategic crimea region. >> abc's alex marquardt in ukraine with the very la
. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila with the headline tonight. >> the gw bridge is totally gridlocked. >> stay out of the center of town. >> reporter: 911 tapes released today takes us inside the chaos that was fort lee, new jersey. when top aides of the governor jammed the world's busiest bridge. >> you are aware the town is total gridlock. >> reporter: warning first responders firefighters, police, it is not a normal day within fort lee. >> we're getting calls from irate motorists. >> reporter: the four days from september 9 through 12, now forever known as fort lee's traffic armageddon and chris christie bridgegate. despite that noise, governor chris christie insists he was kept in the dark. one of the influential counties wailing about unbearable traffic, in the middle of his re-election campaign. he insists that he didn't know about those medical emergencies on hold. >> paramedics were notified. she has a head injury. >> you know, it's an emergency and they are not still here. >> they're coming. okay, they're on the way. >> reporter: that's christie palling around with
personality jim lang has died in his home in mill valley. his career spanned 45 years and was a staple on radio as a deejay and show host and the first hot of abc's "dating game," which debuted in 1965. he commuted to los angeles for more than a decade to tape the show. he married a former miss america, and she said that he died on tuesday morning after a heart attack. he was 81. >> man would made a living scaring tourists at fishermen's wharf has died. he was a fixture at wharf for 30 years hiding behind branches and scaring unsuspecting tourists as they walk by. he died of unknown causes. a viewing is scheduled for tuesday at the funeral home on 17th in san francisco. food labels will look a lot different in the future. for the first time in 20 years the food and drug administration is proposing change to the nutrition labels on the back of everything you buy at the grocery store. the goal is to reflect the real portions that american's eat. the first lady unveiled the new standards at the white house. >> our guiding principle is simple: you as a parent and consumer should be able to
to the tweeter as jim harbaugh would say to vote for the mets' third base man or mlb decided they could not let a relative unknown win this contest. you decide. i say they stole it from sogard. the a's over came their anguish to beat the giants in the cactus league 7-6. norris with a homer for the a's. two score less and striking out davis. vogel song with his first of the season. it goes to buster posey for the tag. this gay has overcome mullet -- this guy has overcome multiple surgeries. he can hit. the giants beat the brew crew 4-3. finally the nba has asked lebron james to stop wearing his black mask he is using to protect his broken nose. the league wants a clear mask. why? i don't know. they won't say. if he wants to look like hannibal lecter who has a problem with that? free lebron! abc7 sports is brought to you by riverwalk casino. i would love to wear that mask. >> he is already intimidating enough. >> and management wants me to wear a mask i think. >> at least a bag. >> something. >> thanks, larry. >>> well, abc7 is the only place where you can see the oscars live this sunday. we are
a familiar face this morning. jim lange, the first host of "the dating game" has died. he hosted this iconic program for more than a decade before then moving on to other hits like "name that tune" and" million dollar chance of a life time." truly, truly one of the giants of the golden age of the game show. jim lange, dearly departed, was 81 years old. >> he was so good at that. >> he was. in honor of him, can we do it? in honor. mwah. to one of the greats. all right, josh, thank you. >> you bet. >>> turning now to some big changes coming to the food you eat. for the first time in 20 years the fda is changing nutrition labels on the back of just about everything you buy at the grocery store. we're talking 700,000 labels. abc's david kerley has our story. >> reporter: on the back, under a flap, one of these labels adorns much of our food and this morning for the first time in 20 years, a major makeover. this is what you see now and this is what you may be seeing in the future. the calorie count will be much bigger. a new category added sugars, what some call empty calories that you should avo
today in indianapolis. jim harbaugh still a niner. and san jess yeah state benwickery ran. and he makes highlight stumbling. here, he's slowing down. turning it into a somersault. this is a great ad lib. that is going to be style points. this video sent to us from usf on insfa gram. you didn't dunk it. >> no. he did dunk he did dunk. if you're dunking out there send us your video. and we'll put it on. there are many up there. >> you can do what you want. >> join me tonight at 9:00, a social media fire storm over breast feeding. what one u.s. airline told a mother she could, and could not do on the flight. at 9:00 >> then, on abc7 news at 11:00 beating the system to land reservations at san francisco hottest restaurants. >> and oscar sunday is sunday, you'll be able to watch on your smart phone or tablet. >> you can watch to get access to what's happening back stage to the moments everyone will be talking about. >> that is it for this edition in abc7 news >> thanks for watching. we appreciate your time. at kaiser permanente we've reduced serious heart attacks by 62%, which makes days wit
it and check in with accuweather meteorologist jim dickey. good morning, jim. >> good morning, john and marci. it's been a harsh winter across the north and east. everyone wants to know, when will the warmth, when will spring finally arrive? this is the current pattern. unfortunately, this is something to have some staying power, at least through early march. the jet stream diving down through the north and east allowing the arctic air to stay in place, well below averages. we're looking march 13th through the 15th, that's when it looks to change. the jet stream allows warmth to move back in, the spring equinox and temperatures should climb and arctic temperatures should be held at bay. let's get a preview for the summer. our long-range team at accuweather, a few highlights. expecting a hot and dry end to the east, wet in mid section and drought to continue across the west. back to you. >> thank you. now that we've heard the weather, news in order. let's check important headlines. >> first up, the big story from key west where racers are in key largo. this weekend is the 14th annual ev evergl
such as the america's cup. >> welcome aboard take your seat gentlemen ladies >> for the past 20 years jim has been a mainly figure at coast guard auxiliary flow till a. >> your title actual title. >> currently i'm a commander. >> like many in the auxiliary he has prayer military service. in the navy. boy he has some stories. >> well i got shot in the head here. still a cease in my skull where you can feel the bullet path as it creased my skull what a headache. >>reporter: he told me he got 2 purple heart in vietnam. that's the ribbon at the top. in the middle with the gold star. and 2 bronze stars. red and blue ribbon at the top left with gold star and v for value already. above those gold tried interest. insignia given to navy seals. >> i was naval intelligence and i was trained as frog man and so you call, today you call them safe neals. i was young pickup. >>reporter: navy site. long time ago. >>reporter: tall tale caught up to him by veteran to expose the phoney. somebody snapped the picture last year and posted it to the fake warrior web site for identification. finally a member o
>> for the past 20 years jim has been a mainly figure at coast guard auxiliary flow till a. >> your title actual title. >> currently i'm a commander. >> like many in the auxiliary he has prayer military service. in the navy. boy he has some stories. >> well i got shot in the head here. still a cease in my skull where you can feel the bullet path as it creased my skull what a headache. >>reporter: he told me he got 2 purple heart in vietnam. that's the ribbon at the top. in the middle with the gold star. and 2 bronze stars. red and blue ribbon at the top left with gold star and v for value already. above those gold tried interest. insignia given to navy seals. >> i was naval intelligence and i was trained as frog man and so you call, today you call them safe neals. i was young pickup. >>reporter: navy site. long time ago. >>reporter: tall tale caught up to him by veteran to expose the phoney. somebody snapped the picture last year and posted it to the fake warrior web site for identification. finally a member of the local coast guard auxiliary browsing the pictures this month and reco
's cup. >> welcome abrd. take your seats gentlemen, ladies. >> for 20 years jim van bleat has been a major figure in flotilla 1291 >> your title? >> i'm a commander. >> like many, he has prior military service. in the navy. and boy, he has some stories. he told me he got two purple hearts in vietnam. that is the ribbon at the top. in the middle with a gold star. >> i got tossed in the air by a mortar round like in the movies you go up, come back down on your head. >> two bronze stars. with a gold star and v, for valor. . >> i don't usually talk about my medals and actions i was in until after midnight. half bottle of tech keela. >> about those, a gold trident. given to navy s.e.a.l.s. van bleat told me he wen on s.e.a.l. patrols to provide coordinates for bombing runs and he carried out a secret s.e.a.l. mission into north korea after capturing u.s. intelligence ship the pueblo. >> very frightening. we thought we're going to be vaporized. >> his tall tales caught up to him by a new push by veterans to expose phonies. someone snapped this picture and posted it to fake warriors web s
24,000 new yorkers woke up and grabbed their coffee and ran to the tweeter as jim harbaugh would say to vote for the mets' third base man or mlb decided they could not let a relative unknown win this contest. you decide. i say they stole it from sogard. the a's over came their anguish to beat the giants in the cactus league 7-6. norris with a homer for the a's. two score less and striking out davis. vogel song with his first of the season. it goes to buster posey for the tag. this gay has overcome mullet -- this guy has overcome multiple surgeries. he can hit. the giants beat the brew crew 4-3. finally the nba has asked lebron james to stop wearing his black mask he is using to protect his broken nose. the league wants a clear mask. why? i don't know. they won't say. if he wants to look like hannibal lecter who has a problem with that? free lebron! abc7 sports is brought to you by riverwalk casino. i would love to wear that mask. >> he is already intimidating enough. >> and management wants me to wear a mask i think. >> at least a bag. >> something. >> thanks, larry. >>> well, abc7
the america's cup. for the past 20 years, jim van fleet has been a major figure. >> what is your title? >> currently i'm a commander. >> reporter: like many in the auxiliary he has prior military service in the navy and, boy, he has some stories. van fleet told me he had two purple hearts in vietnam. >> i got tossed in the air by a mortar round that landed near to me. you go straight up and come back down on your neck and shoulder. >> reporter: and two bronze stars. >> i don't usually talk about my medals and actions i was in until after midnight and half a bottle of tequila. >> reporter: and a gold trident. he said he went on seal patrols in vietnam and carried out a secret seal mission after they captured a u.s. intelligence ship. >> that was frightening. we thought we were going to be vaporized. >> reporter: the tall tales have caught up to him because of a push by military veterans to expose the phonies. someone snapped this picture in monterey last year and posted it to the fake warriors website for identification and a member of the auxiliary recognized van fleet. he called a ret
to restore electrical service at the house that blew up. wabc's jim dolan was still there. >> reporter: at the end of the night they still had to spray water on what was left behind on a massive explosion in new jersey that turned homes into splinters, leaving scores damaged and at least ten destroyed. >> loudest sound i ever heard. >> police tried to explain the chaos. >> reporter: contractors digging a hole ruptured a gas line and notified psg & e. the explosion blasted through the house of robert conrad was four houses away. >> sitting there, finishing lunch and bang boom. and a lot of things sprung off the wall. and ran out and looked. the smoke was just overhead. it was starting to rain insulation. >> reporter: you can see what he means. the insulation hangs still on the branches near his home. the city is still investigating but they acknowledge no homes were evacuated when the gas line ruptured until after the explosion. are you comfortable the proper steps were taken to secure that area? >> well, you know, without knowing the whole picture of this thing right now, because it's
-green fertilizer now just $8 at lowe's. >>> jim lang has died at his home. his broadcast career was over 45 years. he was the first home of tv's "dating game," that debuted in the mid-19 60's and commuted to los angeles for a decade. he married nancy fleming, a former miss america, and told the associated press he died tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack. he was 81. >> blue angels are coming back to town for neat week, one of the elite navy jets landing at oakland international airport. the government sequester caused float week and the blues to be canceled last year. the pilots were able to practice to stay sharp. fleet week takes place this year on the second weekend of october. >>> this or, right new, are we still showing sprinkles? >> the roof has remnants of sprinkles that moved through san francisco but not happening here right now. we saw a snow shower move through lake tahoe a few minutes ago. wish you could is seen this picture, a big picture of you can see the low off the coast that will bring precipitation through today. it will taper as you can see during the afternoon hour
christ superstar." jim caviezel in "the passion of the christ" many agree with morgado playing jesus, sunday school was never like this. >> there are going to be people who will say that the use of an attractive actor may detract from the film's ultimate story, but that being said i think given the success of the bible there's no way that this movie can reelfully flop. >> reporter: exactly what movie producers are hoping for. blessed be the box office hollywood numbers. >> one of you will betray me. >> reporter: the film debuts this weekend. overnight we did speak with a biblical scholar, my mother, she goes to church every sunday, reads the bible in multiple languages, i of course aed her how many types in the bible do they refer to jesus' abs. she told me to to the asking ridiculous questions. >> mom ninan. our religious expert. good to see you. >>> coming up on "good morning america," it pays to be an oscar nominee. a speak peek inside the swag bag and the $85,000 worth of goodies. in 1953. afghanistan, in 2009. orbiting the moon in 1971. [ male announcer ] once it's earned, usaa
the last word. >> it's different than the jim crow south. it was a state-sanctioned discrimination that was flatly unconstitutional. and there was a governmental interesting ensuring that you could travel, but you couldn't if no hotel would serve you. in this case, the wedding industry is not bristling with hostility to gay people. you are dealing with the occasional waker or florist with an objection. you can find another one. >> got to take a break. back in two minute s. and the call to action for young african-american men. magic johnson, colin powell and our experts weigh in. >>> and later, will bill clinton be a bigger draw than barack obama on the campaign trail. >>> and the tea party turns five. yup. all 5 of you for $17. our clients need a lot of attention. there's unlimited talk and text. we're working deals all day. you get 10 gigabytes of data to share. what about expansion potential? add a line, anytime, for $15 a month. low dues, great terms. let's close! new at&t mobile share value plans our best value plans ever for business. ovis going to grow by over 90 unmillion
.a.r.t. station closure. kristen? >> all right, sue. thank you so much. >>> again, jim allison with b.a.r.t. telling me in a text they're hoping to have it opened by 7:30 this morning. we'll keep following that. >>> nsa whistle-blower edward snowden can't step in the u.s. without fear of arrest. that's not stopping him from appearing an an annual music texas tech festival. a teleconference monday for discussion how the tech community must defend itself against mass surveillance. he'll remain in russia where he received temporary asylum after leaking details of the government spy program. it's more than three moss to secure snowden's participation. >>> if you were expecting mail from southern california, listen up. nearly 120,000 letters and bills went up in flames in a big rig fire. the mail truck was heading from a post office in santa ana to the ontario airport when it crashed yesterday, and this was the scene on the 57 freeway. according to the postal service, the letters originated in orange county and the san gabriel valley. officials say anybody with letters that may have burned
for football players. now for soccer players, as well. abc's jim avila is in washington with the story. >> reporter: the most popular sport in the world, more american kids play soccer than tackle football or baseball. long encouraged by parents as the safe alternative to its violent u.s. cousin, but this morning, it's linked to cte, the very same repetitive head trauma disease seen in some pro football players. new evidence that one of soccer's most exciting plays can cause brain damage. >> you have to be very careful when your son or daughter is playing soccer. you have to be very cognizant they can injure their heads. >> reporter: it is this move, the header that appears so dangerous for youngsters. players typically head it up to 12 times in a single game. watch again. that black and white sphere traveling up to 50 miles an hour. and in soccer there's nothing between skull and leather. >> our son patrick was doing headers at the age of 3. >> reporter: patrick grange died nearly two years ago. his brain donated to scientists at boston university studying cte and those doctors made a
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